Dual OS Windows 7 with Linux 12.10

May 29, 2013 at 23:05:25
Specs: Windows 7, Core i5 3rd Gen 2.501 Ghz / 4GB
So i'm all ready to install Linux in my laptop along side windows 7 x64
I already have a bootable DVD and an empty partition of 183GB in my laptop

So help he on how can i install linux along side windows 7 which is already installed

A step by step procedure will be appreciated.

This is my laptop Specification

Windows 7 x64
4GB RAM
Core i5 3rd Gen
500 GB HDD
Intel HD 4000 IGP

also help me finding drivers for for this hardwares which can work with linux OS

Thanks.


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#1
May 29, 2013 at 23:09:01
http://lifehacker.com/5403100/dual+...

Don't worry about drivers; Linux will almost certainly support your hardware already.


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#2
May 31, 2013 at 10:55:20
"Linux 12.10"

What is that, Ubuntu? If it is, I'm curious why you chose that over all the other possibilities, many of which are more user-friendly? And why not go with the latest version? 13.04 was released about a week ago.

http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=07821

You might want to consider a WUBI install rather than a full install.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wubi


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#3
June 1, 2013 at 01:04:50
Thank you riider you are always helpful
WUBI is very simple thanks..
Will try

And yes its ubuntu but is there any difference between ubuntu & linux

I will install 12.10 as i dont have time to download latest version & also my Internet is also week..


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#4
June 1, 2013 at 06:38:01
"is there any difference between ubuntu & linux"

There are 100's of different Linux distributions (aka distros), Ubuntu is just one of them. And although Ubuntu is one of the most popular distros, I believe Mint is currently the most popular. Mint is based on Ubuntu but it uses a different desktop environment. As it says in the following article, Ubuntu is more Apple/Mac-like, Mint is more Windows-like.

http://lifehacker.com/5993297/ubunt...

Zorin OS is also based on Ubuntu & is even more Windows-like than Mint. In fact, you can change the desktop to make it "look and act like either Windows 7, XP, Vista, Ubuntu Unity, Mac OS X or GNOME 2".

http://zorin-os.com/

I don't think Zorin supports WUBI though.


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#5
June 1, 2013 at 08:28:31
Thanks for this information.

will look into it now as i'm more familiar with windows UI


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#6
June 2, 2013 at 09:16:46
If i do a WUBI install than i will cause any problem as i'm going to work with custom ROM for android devices

Or i must full install?


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